Last weekend I measured and mapped our front yard. It took forever, but I really needed to do it. My planting up to this point has been almost completely random, so my gardens are chaotic eclectic. I want to do some rearranging. First, I stood outside and tried to plan all the changes in my head. I stared [...]
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When you live in North Carolina and you’re blessed with highs in the low 80s on an August day, it’s a crime not to spend the day outside. I decided to pick up all the debris that has been accumulating in our yard. It was probably stupid of me to clean up the yard considering Hurricane [...]
I’ve decided to put all my inside-the-house projects on hold until winter weather hits. It’s too gorgeous outside to spend my days painting the basement instead of working in the yard!
In an attempt to overcome my gardening jitters I came up with a plan. This is my first attempt at gardening/landscaping, so I want to keep things simple for now. I’m going to start with some evergreen shrubberies (yes, I’m thinking of Monty Python) along the front of the house. Baby steps! Here are my [...]